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November 6th 2010

Sengoku concedes New Year's Eve spot to DREAM

DREAM has won the battle for the coveted New Year’s Eve spot in Japan, with rival promotion Sengoku today announcing that its year-end show will be held on December 30th.December 31st is a big night for television in Japan as many families stay in and watch a variety of special year-end shows together.There had been some expectation that Sengoku would either...
November 5th 2010

Torres-Banuelos added to UFC 126

Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres will appear on a UFC card for the first time when he takes on Antonio Banuelos at UFC 126, according to recent reports.The fight was first reported by Heavy.com and sources close to the bout have since confirmed it to Fighters Only. The fight will air on the main card and will air on pay per view in the US.Torres has...
November 5th 2010

UFC returns to Australia in February

The UFC will return to Sydney, Australia on February 27th.The date was first reported by MMAFighting.com yesterday and has since been confirmed by multiple separate reports. It will be the UFC’s second trip down under after its UFC 110 event marked its Antipodean debut in February this year.UFC 110 proved a big draw, selling out Sydney’s Acer Arena and...
November 5th 2010

Duane Ludwig: "I'm comfortable in wars. Let's see if he is"

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig says moving up to welterweight has reinvigorated his career and is a move he should have made a long time ago. The MMA veteran in a 170lb faces Nick Osipczak at UFC 122 next week.“I’m feeling good because I am actually able to focus on my training and on getting better rather than just losing weight. I think fighting at...
November 5th 2010

Dana: "Strikeforce is a feeder show"

It wasn’t so long ago that UFC president Dana White was lavishing praise on Strikeforce and wishing its CEO Scott Coker all the best. At one point White even said “I hope they make a ton of money.”But then Strikeforce moved from being a regional Californian promotion to the national stage, signing a TV deal with the CBS network and bringing in as...
November 5th 2010

No UFC contract in offing for Rizzo or Sylvia, says White

Recent reports that the winner of a forthcoming match between Tim Sylvia and Pedro Rizzo would get a UFC contract are not true, according to UFC president Dana White. "Where the fuck did that come from?" White responded when MMA junkie put the rumour to him at the TUF trials undertaken in Las Vegas yesterday. In fact, White says that he would like to see...
November 5th 2010

Zaromskis-Spiritwolf added to Strikeforce Challengers

DREAM welterweight champion Marius "The Whitemare" Zaromskis will take on Waachiim Spiritwolf in a Strikeforce Challengers match on Friday, November 19th  in Jackson, Missouri. The bout will air live on Showtime.The fight has been made to replace a welterweight bout which was scrapped when Ryan Couture pulled out with a staph infection and adds to an...
November 4th 2010

Schaub calling for fight with Mir or CroCop

Brendan Schaub is calling for the UFC to give him a big name opponent in his next outing.Following his win over Gabriel Gonzaga by decision at UFC 121 – which surprised many fans and bookmakers - he is looking to make his name as big as possible as quick as he can, in order to get a shot at the UFC heavyweight title.“If the UFC calls, I’m up for...